Design Considerations for an NSIS Transport Layer Protocol

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Authors Andrew McDonald  , Robert Hancock  , Eleanor Hepworth 
Last updated 2003-01-24
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A framework for NSIS is in preparation, and will identify a split into two layers. The lower layer, referred to as the NSIS Transport Layer Protocol (NTLP) provides generic support for different types of path coupled signalling, including QoS signalling. This document discusses issues to be considered in the design of an NSIS Transport Layer Protocol (NTLP).


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